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Stressing and FRETing

By | August 1, 2014

Two labs have produced FRET-based systems for real-time analysis of a plant stress hormone.

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Laser-Guided Chastity

By | July 1, 2014

Scientists devise a precision-targeted system for training, tracking, and tweaking fruit fly social behavior.

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Film Stars

By | June 1, 2014

Engineered bacteria can shape electricity-conducting nanowires.

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Fuel Gauge

By | May 1, 2014

An optical reporter quantitatively measures the ATP demands of presynaptic neurons.

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Molecular Multitasker

By | April 1, 2014

Scientists create a way to isolate mRNA from a single living cell within a tissue.

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Tension Tracker

By | March 1, 2014

For the first time, researchers quantify the mechanical forces cells exert on one another.

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Visualizing Viruses

By | February 1, 2014

Scientists devise a gentler technique for observing viral DNA at single-molecule resolution.

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Exit Strategy

By | January 1, 2014

Scientists come up with a better way to watch cells leave blood vessels.

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Proto-Organelles for Synthetic Cells

By | December 1, 2013

Researchers construct lipid-encapsulated compartments within synthetic cells.

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Detecting Diversity

By | November 1, 2013

High-throughput sequencing without PCR could make estimates of biodiversity more precise.

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